Rahul Gandhi indicated his return as Congress president once more at an vital assembly convened at Sonia Gandhi’s residence on Saturday to finish the dissatisfaction prevailing throughout the get together. On the essential assembly, Sonia appealed to the get together leaders as a household. Nonetheless, if sources near the dissenting leaders are to be believed then no concrete answer has been discovered for the dispute and extra conferences shall be held within the coming days.
After a number of months because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Sonia known as a gathering of prime leaders of the get together during which seven leaders of the disgruntled faction additionally attended. A complete of 19 leaders together with Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and Priyanka Gandhi have been current.
“We’re all like a household and everybody has to strengthen the get together collectively,” stated Sonia. The dissenting leaders additionally expressed their facet to her. In accordance with sources, Sonia advised these leaders that she’s going to tackle their issues.
In accordance with a prime supply within the get together, Rahul stated within the assembly that no matter duty the get together will give, he’ll fulfill it. Nonetheless, when the leaders requested him to imagine the duty of the president, Rahul responded by saying that it will be higher to depart the problem on the electoral course of right now.
Senior Congress chief AK Antony stated Rahul ought to lead the get together which was endorsed by different leaders whereas Vivek Tankha stated he himself resigned in solidarity when the Wayanad MP resigned from the submit following 2019 disastrous defeat. Tankha stated that he has religion in Rahul’s management.
Rahul stated he values all senior leaders as lots of them have been mates of his father and they’re vital for the get together, the supply added.
A senior chief advised that the disgruntled leaders current within the assembly expressed confidence within the Congress management and stated that they think about the get together management’s capability to take everybody alongside and the ideological dedication.
Nonetheless, sources near disgruntled leaders claimed that this assembly came about due to them and additional conferences shall be held to resolve the dispute.
Alternatively, sources additionally advised that within the assembly, Sonia stated that we’ll quickly organise a ‘Chintan Shivir’ (brainstorming session) to plan a technique to defeat BJP and can inform the general public in regards to the failures of the Modi authorities.
Talking to the media after the tip of the assembly that lasted for about 5 hours, Prithviraj Chauhan stated that the primary assembly was held to determine the way forward for the get together, there shall be extra such conferences like this, and Chintan Shivir like Panchgani or Shimla shall be organised.
Pawan Bansal advised that each one the leaders stated that the get together wants the management of Rahul Gandhi.
Nonetheless, a distinguished chief of the disgruntled faction of the Congress stated that not all leaders had the identical opinion about Rahul Gandhi’s return.
Organisation Common Secretary KC Venugopal and Randeep Surjewala have been additionally not current within the assembly.
(With inputs from ANI)